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Billy Bishop Airport Evacuates Terminal After 'Suspicious Item' Was Found

The airport says passengers should expect flight delays.

Billy Bishop Airport Evacuates Terminal After 'Suspicious Item' Was Found

Passenger security screening has been "temporarily suspended" at Billy Bishop Airport this morning and travellers should expect flight delays.

A "suspicious item" was found in a carry-on item this morning, according to a tweet from Billy Bishop Airport and an investigation into the item is ongoing.

Toronto Police and Toronto Fire are on the scene.

According to Billy Bishop Airport, "passenger[s] are asked not to enter the terminal and should expect flight delays."

CTV News has reported that police began evacuating the terminal before 9 a.m.

UPDATE: At around 11:40, Billy Bishop Airport has resumed normal operations after it was reportedly discovered that the "suspicious item" was a medical device.

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